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Getting Rid of The Monkey - Weight Gain / no big deal !
3/24/2014 1:20:51 PM,
I am not stressed or obsessed with the scale - I had a gain today of nine pounds but this is after a 120 pound loss prior ( for those that do not kn...
Carb cycling/exercise program:nutrition
3/23/2014 9:16:01 PM,
Shaun Hadsall has a 14 day strategic weight-loss plan with carb-depletion diet & cardio days 1,3,5, 8,10,12; carb-included diet & body-weight or resis...
Easy, Cute, Tasty -- What More Could You Want?
3/23/2014 3:07:33 PM,
We made these cute banana dolphins today and the kids loved them!!...
Seabrook Double Half Marathon
3/23/2014 2:53:15 PM,
It has been brought to my attention that I never put together a blog about my double half marathons last weekend. I guess part of the reason is I feel...
RŚskinnet is coming again!
3/23/2014 12:03:07 PM,
We are finally starting to see some sun and good weather here in Norway and things are starting to really look up. I started running again in earnest...
Donít be *that* runner (or walker)
3/23/2014 6:12:44 AM,
Since Iíve been running a bit more lately, my list of Ďrunnerí pet peeves has grown. Along with these 2 things:
1. Donít stop right in front of m...
8K for only $20
3/23/2014 12:07:46 AM,
This is my kind of deal: In lovely Rockville, Maryland, an 8K for only $20. Includes t-shirt and, at the finish, free beer and all the food you can ea...
Asheville HM Race Report - My first and most memorable
3/22/2014 9:32:26 PM,
The Biltmore is a perfect backdrop for a race for a Marathon or Half Marathon since a visitor really gets to view the spectacular scenic, rollin...
My challenges and Roadblocks
3/22/2014 11:24:38 AM,
I love this because it reminds me that even great people started out, or ended up at some point, in a place where everything seemed crazy and lo...
Dude, like this is the best water
3/22/2014 7:48:41 AM,
Sometimes, I'm my own worst enemy. Drinking enough water falls into that category. The past few days I've shied away from the tap (a reverse osm...
My Favorite Spring Poem
3/21/2014 2:16:04 PM,
When I homeschooled my kids we read this poem every spring and then went to the local botannical garden on a field trip. They have a huge field...
Portland Water District Full Moon Snowshoe Trek
3/21/2014 1:15:22 PM,
2 hour hike at Sunset on Tuesday!
This picture was taken at Snake Pond - Nope no snakes around that night!
PS I am the second from...
Another Celebration Of 5 Years of Maintenance!!
3/21/2014 11:59:48 AM,
NOW I'm officially at 5 years of maintenance! I've gotten wonderful applause and congrats from the At Goal & Maintaining Plus Transition to Maintenanc...
3/20/2014 11:53:03 PM,
Not a fancy blog just a week recap. Last blog I mentioned that Maggie was coming back the next day - well, that did not happened because the weather w...
Dig Deep. Push Forward.
3/20/2014 10:54:06 PM,
I might not be the best for advice. I tend to get hurt from a certain level of stupidity. And I'm not always the most patient person.
Healing, Dancing, Running and Changing
3/20/2014 7:17:38 PM,
Gwen (3 year old granddaughter who I keep 4-6 days a week) is much, much better. She's eating and sleeping and wanting to play. Runny nose is about he...
Not Afraid Any More
3/20/2014 1:05:06 PM,
DH has been transferred to a recovery section , the procedure was long and tense but successful- it will be a few weeks before he returns home - Tha...
Kate Hepburn: I Hate Spring.
3/20/2014 12:08:28 PM,
It's a glorious day in Buckeye-Land, and happens to be the first day of spring. I've already run, finished my half-day of work at the library and have...
BLING! The the ups and downs of a destination race. And bling for virtual races.
3/20/2014 9:31:38 AM,
I'm back home and getting back to routine and still the same weight. Is that good or bad or just what it is? I had a great little vacation and got...
ďHave you tried to lose weight and had no success?"
3/20/2014 8:02:36 AM,
"Maybe itís not YOU. Maybe itís your dietĒ - Huh?
Iím confused by this ad for a popular diet plan. Itís not YOU?
Who else decides what you...
Quick and Good update.
3/19/2014 9:45:51 PM,
Planed on doing a full entry tonight, but have to go in very very early.
Everything is tough this week, but moving forward. All "fires" are be...
"My Little Pony" Bully Debate
3/19/2014 2:10:54 PM,
Is this a tough issue or what? When I first heard the story on... Read more
3/19/2014 11:26:49 AM,
I'm still here.
My weight forever in the 170s.....again.
Rejection was so much fun until someone paid attention to me
3/19/2014 10:57:40 AM,
I mentioned in my last blog that I submitted some artwork to an online magazine for consideration and a few days ago I got rejected by them. This ma...
Is GMO Salmon coming to a supermarket near you?
3/19/2014 6:44:18 AM,
Kroger and Safeway say they will not carry it even if it is approved by the FDA
Whole Foods, Trader Joes and Target say they will not carry the g...
Wanting Relief for Gwen and Sleep for Her Mom
3/18/2014 7:57:39 PM,
Gwen, the 3 year old, is really sick now. For a couple days she had too many symptoms to take her to the YMCA, but she didn't feel bad. I thought her...
My house is making me fat
3/18/2014 11:41:59 AM,
So that's it! I finally found the reason why I'm fat, you know, beside the poor food choices and excessive intake. It's my house!
1. Paint in red...
A second opinion and a solution from an unexpected source
3/18/2014 9:00:17 AM,
I couldnít believe I didnít realize it myself, but sometimes a fresh pair of eyes is what we need.
One reason my last 3 weeks of training were su...
50K Mud Run Not Fun
3/17/2014 6:02:58 PM,
I did the Seneca Creek 50K last week. This was the 2nd year I had done it. Last time, conditions were ideal. This year, not so much.
This year, i...
Giving Up Scale Struggles this Happy St Paddy's Day
3/17/2014 12:51:58 PM,
If you've ever struggled with the scale number, and especially if you've ever let the scale number cause you to give up your efforts to be your health...
Heart Transplant Scheduled for later today
3/17/2014 12:36:26 PM,
I am evolving into Simplicity - Simple is as simple doesn't - today I am creating a simple and sweet life style that's right for me - Sue Patten Thoe...
I really wanted this beach towel, so I ran 13.1 miles!
3/17/2014 9:18:34 AM,
It took 2:25:50 but at nearly 67 years old, Iím grateful to still be ďin the raceĒ
If youíve read my March 5th blog, ďDo you believe in Jinxes...
Malware Issue !!! All Clean :)
3/16/2014 3:07:46 PM,
Tiny update - in the past few days I experienced a Malware Issue on my CPU - It was a Booster that I did not purchase scary as it disabled essentials...
As sexy as . . .
3/15/2014 11:01:46 PM,
. . . Usain Bolt.
That's how I felt on my run today, wearing my Sun Run running tights. No one else knew of course, as I wore windbreaker pants...
3/15/2014 9:46:29 PM,
My daughter is still in the "Clinic". Mental state seemed to improve, but now she is talking about the voices. She is being seen three times a day a...
If I can run 12.5 miles today...
3/15/2014 4:04:00 PM,
then I should be able to manage 13.1 on April 6, no?
My half-marathon schedule has been sadly interrupted by what I like to call the axis of evi...
Monkeys on my back
3/15/2014 4:00:14 PM,
For a while (from about June 2013 to Feb 2014) I was the number one "stepper" on FitBit for New Hampshire and also at or near the top for the NH Spark...
The Shamrock 8 K - It's Spring in Virginia
3/15/2014 3:51:54 PM,
When we left Massachusetts it was 10 degrees and snowing. Today we ran the Yuengling Shamrock 8 K in Virginia Beach in short sleeves. I was nerv...
Inspired by Slimkatie
3/15/2014 2:36:52 PM,
I was so proud to see my SparkFriend, SlimKatie, featured in April's Runner's World magazine. She is AWESOME. Page 50 and 51 are more than half filled...
Result: 20,818 days
3/14/2014 4:39:19 PM,
I turn 57 years old tomorrow, and while that may be an unremarkable age, what caught my eye is turning 57 and having been born in 1957. Symmetry...
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